West Ham United to host Bolton Wanderers in Carabao Cup third round

The Carabao Cup trophy

West Ham United will host Championship outfit Bolton Wanderers in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

Thursday morning's draw pitted the Hammers against the Trotters for the London Stadium tie, which will be played in the week commencing 18 September.

Slaven Bilic's men booked their place in the third round with a 2-0 win at Cheltenham Town on Wednesday, with Diafra Sakho and Andre Ayew on target.

Bolton, meanwhile, have seen off Crewe Alexandra and Sheffield Wednesday to reach this stage of the competition.

They currently sit 22nd in the table, with two points from four league games, and last took on the Hammers when both clubs were in the Premier League in the 2010/11 season - Bolton winning 3-1 at the Boleyn Ground and 3-0 in Lancashire.

Phil Parkinson's team currently have Hammers duo Josh Cullen and Reece Burke on loan, although the pair will be ineligible for this cup tie,